Gene Tracy

January 27, 1934--October 13, 2020On October 13, 2020 Gene Tracy passed from this life to his permanent home in heaven.Gene is survived by his wife, Bonnie Tracy of the home, his sister Cheryl Ricks of Pittsburg, Kansas and his sister-in-law, Opal Tracy of Joplin, as well as six children; Nancy Borden of Joplin, Joy Mittag …

Tommy L. Jones

June 3, 1931-October 8, 2020 Tommy Lee Jones, 89, of Joplin, passed away Thursday, October 8, 2020, at Mercy Hospital in Joplin. Tommy was born June 3, 1931, in New Mexico, to the union of the late Harry and Sylvia Jones.  Following school, Tommy served his country faithfully in the United States Army during the …

Gayle Tilton

July 17, 1952-October 6, 2020Lillian Gayle Tilton, 68, of Joplin, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2020.Gayle was born July 17, 1952, in Lake Providence, Louisiana, to the late Bryant Tilton and Grace (Guest) Tilton.Gayle had lived in the Joplin area most of her life, attending school in Carthage.  Gayle worked for several years at …

John M. Draper

November 5, 1948-September 27, 2020John Marion Draper, age 71, Joplin, passed away on Sunday, September 27, 2020 at Mercy of Joplin.John was born November 5, 1948 in Mexico, Missouri, son of the late Neville and Lola (Graves) Draper. He graduated from Carterville High School, attended Missouri Southern State University before being drafted to serve in …

Donna J. Grissom

August 11, 1937--September 26, 2020Donna Grissom, age 83 of Joplin, Missouri passed away Saturday September 26, 2020 at her home.She was born August 11, 1937 in Duenweg, Missouri to Clyde and Juanita (Prestridge) Dollins.Donna was a lifetime area resident and enjoyed being a homemaker. She was a member of Harmony Heights Baptist Church.She married Bailey …